‘Fated to Love You’ Cast Update 2023: Current, Upcoming Projects of Jang Hyuk, Jang Nara, More

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It’s been 9 years since viewers swooned over the chemistry of Jang Nara and Jang Hyuk in the rom-com K-drama “Fated to Love You.” With an amazing storyline, fans were entertained by the humor and heartwarming scenes between Lee Gun and Kim Mi Young.

“Fated to Love You” left viewers laughing and crying. Sometimes, even to this day, they find themselves humming along with the drama’s unforgettable music (OST), especially “Goodbye, My Love” by Ailee.

In the rom-com series, Jang Hyuk took on the role of Lee Gun, the CEO and the heir to a multi-million hair care company.

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However, amid his wealth, their family suffers from Huntington’s disease, which has all the males dying in their thirties.

Other than this, one of the highlights of his life is meeting Kim Mi Young, a sweet and naive girl working at a law firm who doesn’t know how to say no.

People around them were shocked after learning about her and Lee Gun’s shotgun wedding. Through the process, Lee Gun starts to see Mi Young’s sweet nature and pure heart; the same goes for Mi Young and how she sees Lee Gun’s genuine kindness.

Let’s take a look at the current and upcoming projects of the “Fated to Love You” cast and what they are up to after 9 years since the K-drama premiered.

Jang Hyuk

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“Fated to Love You” was Jang Nara and Jang Hyuk’s second project together. The first was the 2002 rom-com “Successful Story of a Bright Girl.”

Interestingly, years after their second series, the duo reunited for another rom-com K-drama.

As they say, third time’s a charm as Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara starred in “Family: The Unbreakable Bond.”

Released in 2023, it is an action rom-com series that depicts the story of a secret agent named Kwon Do Hoon, played by Jang Hyuk, who lives a double life.

Working as an undercover for a trading company, he is also a doting husband and father to his wife, Kang Yoo Ra, played by Jang Nara.

Prior to this, Jang Hyuk starred in the historical series “Bloody Heart” with Lee Joon and Kang Han Na. It was his K-drama comeback after two years since “Tell Me What You Saw.”

Jang Nara

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A lot of things happened to Jang Nara after her K-drama “Fated to Love You.” From the reunion project with Jang Hyuk to landing notable series like “V.I.P.,” “Oh My Baby,” and “Sell Your Haunted House,”

Interestingly, in 2022, Jang Nara surprised the public with her wedding announcement.

On June 26, the actress tied the knot with her non-celebrity boyfriend in a private ceremony at the Bonelli Garden in Seoul.

Kim Mi Kyung and Jang Nara

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Jang Nara Wedding

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Other than her family and acquaintances, celebrities like Park Kyung Lim, the “Sell Your Haunted House” co-star, and CNBLUE’s Jung Yong Hwa, who was also spotted along with Lee Soo Young,

As for her upcoming project, Jang Nara will star in the soon-to premiere series “My Happy End,” with Son Ho Jun, which will air in December 2023.